Lyonetiidae : Cemiostominae
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Photo © Chris Pye,  Watton June 15th 2011

Immature stages

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Leucoptera laburnella
Laburnum Leaf-miner
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Leucoptera spartifoliella
Broom Bent-wing

(Hübner, 1813)256 / 21.005
Norfolk status
Larvae feed under the bark of twigs of broom. White pupal cocoons are easy to spot late spring.

Verification Grade Comment: Photo must include the start of the mine

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 21 (30%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/07/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
11/07/2019127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
18/03/2019+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
16/03/2019+27TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
03/01/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 7-9mm
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Broom, Dyer's Greenweed
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: L
 Immature Adult
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